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Bayer Heribert

Austrian winegrower Heribert Bayer comes from the city to bathe at Wien, He was initially a wine collector and then began in the mid-1980s, his knowledge of Burgenland winemaker as consultant pass. In the meantime, the innovative applies Négociant éleveur (controlled grape or wine purchase and own further processing) as an absolute red wine specialist. In 1994 he produced his first own wine "In Signo Leonis" from Pinot Noir in the municipality Mörbisch (DA-range Leithaberg ). From 1997, in partnership with the Winzerkeller Neckenmarkt (DAC area Mittelburgenland ) Red wines are vinified. Due to the great success Bayer built in 2002 in the community Neckenmarkt his own state-of-the-art winery under the name "In Signo Leonis" after his zodiac sign (In the sign of the lion). Since 2006, son Patrick is responsible for the operation, which is supported by his father.

All red wines with rigorously limited yield restrictions come from the vineyard Hochberg from plants with very old vines. The base wines are vinified in the wine cellar Neckenmarkt, the expansion of the wines takes place in the winery Bayer. The flagship of the house is the red wine "In Signo Leonis", from Blaufränkisch (~ 60%), Zweigelt (~ 20%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (20%), which matures for two years in 100% new oak barrels. Other premium red wines are "In Signo Tauri" (bull, wife's sign, Pinot Noir, matures two years in 100% new French oak barrels) and "In Signo Sagittarii" (Sagittarius, Zodiac Son, Blaufränkisch ). Further layer wines are "Sails Red" ( Blaufränkisch , matures for 18 months in second-filled barriques) and the steel tank developed "Avantgarde" (Zweigelt). The line EX · QUI · SIT consists of Pinot Blanc (Pandkräfte, Rust ), as well as Zweigelt, Merlot and Blaufränkisch (Hochberg, Neckenmarkt). These wines, made from the highest quality grapes, are aged for at least 15 months in partly new and second-filled barriques. The ZEITLOS line includes Blaufränkisch and Zweigelt. The winery is a member of the winegrowers association Blaufränkischland Mittelburgenland,

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